Clostridium difficile infection

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-In-Chief: Yazan Daaboul, M.D.; Abhishek Deshpande, M.D., Ph.D.

Synonyms and Keywords: CDI; C. difficile; C. diff; C. diff infection; BI/NAP/027; CDAD; Hypervirulent Clostridium difficile

Overview

Historical Perspective

Pathophysiology

Causes

Classification

Differentiating Clostridium difficile from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Abdominal X Ray | Abdominal CT Scan | Other Imaging Findings | Biopsy

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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CDC FAQs about Clostridium difficile infection


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